The FRA Lake States Region includes Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The region is served by Tim O’Hara, Vice-President of Government Affairs, & Manager, Lake States Region. Region-level programs are geared toward improving members’ productivity, efficiency, safety, and cost-reduction across the supply chain. The region holds one annual meeting in the fall.

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Assessing Concerns of Logging Business Owners in the Lake States Region

Leadership

Tim Ohara
Tim O’Hara

Vice President of Government Affairs, & Manager, Lake States Region

310 Jackson Avenue
Cloquet, MN 55720
218-390-7965

States in this Region

  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Resources

Technical Releases

Adapting Printed Forest Management Guidelines for SmartPhone Use and Application

Technical Releases

Importance, Safety, Pavement Damage, and Efficiency of Hauling Timber

Technical Releases

Increased Demand for H-2B Guestworker Visas Present Challenges To Meeting Sustainability Goals of Public and Private Forest Lands

Technical Releases

Lake States National Forests Timber Program Increases Slightly in FY2021

Technical Releases

Improving Safety When Hauling Timber on Federal Interstate Highways

Professional truck drivers work in one of the nation’s most demanding…

Technical Releases

Forest Data Network Provides Index Stumpage Pricing in Lake States Region

Safety Alerts

Chip Van Driver Injury While Rolling-Up A Van Tarp Cover Weighted Down With Snow

On a December morning in the Lake States Region, a truck…

Safety Alerts

Feller Buncher Fire

Background During the summer in the Lake States Region, a logging…

Safety Alerts

Limb of Hung-up Tree Kicks Back Fractures Chainsaw Operator’s Leg

During a nice fall day in the Lake States Region, a…

Safety Alerts

Limb of Hung-up Tree Kicks Back Fractures Chainsaw Operator’s Leg

During a nice fall day in the Lake States Region, a…

Safety Alerts

Firewood Processor Accident

During the summer in the Lake States Region, the owner of…

Safety Alerts

Minimizing Vandalism and Responding to Protests

During the winter logging season in the Lake States Region, logging…

Carbon Reports

North Dakota

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in North Dakota

Carbon Reports

Nevada

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Nevada Nevada has 7.5 million…

Carbon Reports

Nebraska

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Nebraska Nebraska has 1.5 million…

Carbon Reports

Minnesota

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Minnesota Minnesota has 17.4 million…

Carbon Reports

Michigan

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Michigan Michigan has 20.3 million…

Carbon Reports

Lake States

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in the Lake States The Lake…

Presentations

Forest Industry Trends Driving the Global and Lake States Market

Presentations

Federal Forest Management Solutions: Featuring Good Neighbor Authority

Presentations

Forest Management in Minnesota

Presentations

The Changing Energy Landscape

Presentations

Results & Lessons Learned in Developing New Stand Level Growth & Yield Models for MN, WI & MI from FIA Data

Presentations

Training the Next Generation of Foresters: University of Minnesota’s Forestry Undergraduate Program

Ohio’s Best Kept Secret: Hardwood Furniture Manufacturing

Amish Country is a popular tourist destination in Holmes County where…

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Safety Training Technology

Taking Your Safety Culture to the Next Level

In an industry as dangerous as forestry, fostering a strong safety…

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Logging

Navigating The Challenges Of Florida’s Timber Industry

It is clear the forestry industry relies on all aspects in…

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